 Chapter 1: Equations and Inequalities
 Chapter 1.1: Graphs and Graphing Utilities
 Chapter 1.2: Linear Equations and Rational Equations
 Chapter 1.3: Models and Applications
 Chapter 1.4: Complex Numbers
 Chapter 1.5: Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 1.6: Other Types of Equations
 Chapter 1.7: Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities
 Chapter 2: Functions and Graphs
 Chapter 2.1: Basics of Functions and Their Graphs
 Chapter 2.2: More on Functions and Their Graphs
 Chapter 2.3: Linear Functions and Slope
 Chapter 2.4: More on Slope
 Chapter 2.5: Transformations of Functions
 Chapter 2.6: Combinations of Functions; Composite Functions
 Chapter 2.7: Inverse Functions
 Chapter 2.8: Distance and Midpoint Formulas; Circles
 Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
 Chapter 3.1: Quadratic Functions
 Chapter 3.2: Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
 Chapter 3.3: Dividing Polynomials; Remainder and Factor Theorems
 Chapter 3.4: Zeros of Polynomial Functions
 Chapter 3.5: Rational Functions and Their Graphs
 Chapter 3.6: Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Chapter 3.7: Modeling Using Variation
 Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 4.1: Exponential Functions
 Chapter 4.2: Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 4.3: Properties of Logarithms
 Chapter 4.4: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 Chapter 4.5: Exponential Growth and Decay; Modeling Data
 Chapter 5: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
 Chapter 5.1: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 Chapter 5.2: Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 Chapter 5.3: Partial Fractions
 Chapter 5.4: Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
 Chapter 5.5: Systems of Inequalities
 Chapter 5.6: Linear Programming
 Chapter 6: Matrices and Determinants
 Chapter 6.1: Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems
 Chapter 6.2: Inconsistent and Dependent Systems and Their Applications
 Chapter 6.3: Matrix Operations and Their Applications
 Chapter 6.4: Multiplicative Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations
 Chapter 6.5: Determinants and Cramer's Rule
 Chapter 7: Conic Sections
 Chapter 7.1: The Ellipse
 Chapter 7.2: The Hyperbola
 Chapter 7.3: The Parabola
 Chapter 8: Sequences, Induction, and Probability
 Chapter 8.1: Sequences and Summation Notation
 Chapter 8.2: Arithmetic Sequences
 Chapter 8.3: Geometric Sequences and Series
 Chapter 8.4: Mathematical Induction
 Chapter 8.5: The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 8.6: Counting Principles, Permutations, and Combinations
 Chapter 8.7: Probability
 Chapter P: Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
 Chapter P.1: Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers
 Chapter P.2: Exponents and Scientific Notation
 Chapter P.3: Radicals and Rational Exponents
 Chapter P.4: Polynomials
 Chapter P.5: Factoring Polynomials
 Chapter P.6: Rational Expressions
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CayleyHamilton Theorem.
peA) = det(A  AI) has peA) = zero matrix.

Companion matrix.
Put CI, ... ,Cn in row n and put n  1 ones just above the main diagonal. Then det(A  AI) = ±(CI + c2A + C3A 2 + .•. + cnA nl  An).

Dot product = Inner product x T y = XI Y 1 + ... + Xn Yn.
Complex dot product is x T Y . Perpendicular vectors have x T y = O. (AB)ij = (row i of A)T(column j of B).

Free variable Xi.
Column i has no pivot in elimination. We can give the n  r free variables any values, then Ax = b determines the r pivot variables (if solvable!).

Full column rank r = n.
Independent columns, N(A) = {O}, no free variables.

Jordan form 1 = M 1 AM.
If A has s independent eigenvectors, its "generalized" eigenvector matrix M gives 1 = diag(lt, ... , 1s). The block his Akh +Nk where Nk has 1 's on diagonall. Each block has one eigenvalue Ak and one eigenvector.

Left inverse A+.
If A has full column rank n, then A+ = (AT A)I AT has A+ A = In.

Multiplication Ax
= Xl (column 1) + ... + xn(column n) = combination of columns.

Nullspace N (A)
= All solutions to Ax = O. Dimension n  r = (# columns)  rank.

Polar decomposition A = Q H.
Orthogonal Q times positive (semi)definite H.

Positive definite matrix A.
Symmetric matrix with positive eigenvalues and positive pivots. Definition: x T Ax > 0 unless x = O. Then A = LDLT with diag(D» O.

Projection matrix P onto subspace S.
Projection p = P b is the closest point to b in S, error e = b  Pb is perpendicularto S. p 2 = P = pT, eigenvalues are 1 or 0, eigenvectors are in S or S...L. If columns of A = basis for S then P = A (AT A) 1 AT.

Pseudoinverse A+ (MoorePenrose inverse).
The n by m matrix that "inverts" A from column space back to row space, with N(A+) = N(AT). A+ A and AA+ are the projection matrices onto the row space and column space. Rank(A +) = rank(A).

Right inverse A+.
If A has full row rank m, then A+ = AT(AAT)l has AA+ = 1m.

Rotation matrix
R = [~ CS ] rotates the plane by () and R 1 = RT rotates back by (). Eigenvalues are eiO and eiO , eigenvectors are (1, ±i). c, s = cos (), sin ().

Similar matrices A and B.
Every B = MI AM has the same eigenvalues as A.

Spectral Theorem A = QAQT.
Real symmetric A has real A'S and orthonormal q's.

Sum V + W of subs paces.
Space of all (v in V) + (w in W). Direct sum: V n W = to}.

Trace of A
= sum of diagonal entries = sum of eigenvalues of A. Tr AB = Tr BA.

Vandermonde matrix V.
V c = b gives coefficients of p(x) = Co + ... + Cn_IXn 1 with P(Xi) = bi. Vij = (Xi)jI and det V = product of (Xk  Xi) for k > i.
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